Dec 13, 2021
How a dispute over pandemic-era funding for graduate education is putting the entire department’s future at risk.


December 4, 2015
New study suggests that when it comes to writing assignments and instruction, quality -- not quantity -- matters most.
October 12, 2015
Author discusses new book on the intersection of physical place, history and literature.
July 14, 2015
Essay about a black doctoral student's experience leads to broader discussion of isolation and insensitivity felt by many -- even from seemingly progressive fellow students and faculty members.
March 20, 2015
Writing instructors at Conference on College Composition and Communication talk about teaching about racism and white privilege -- and the political and career risks they face for doing so.
January 26, 2015
English departments at U. of Maryland and elsewhere respond to drop-offs -- some of them steep -- in English majors. 
January 8, 2015
Paper argues that the hiring picture, while challenging for all, is truly miserable for those from non-elite doctoral programs.
December 1, 2014
Annual study by MLA finds declines in jobs in English and foreign languages.
September 16, 2014
Grants for digital humanities projects serve as established tradition as the new chairman for the National Endowment for the Humanities welcomes grant recipients to the agency's new home in Washington.
September 11, 2014
Author and journal editors feud over paper on Shakespeare's identity.
September 8, 2014
Survey finds departments and numbers of faculty positions more stable than is widely assumed, and policies on use of digital materials for promotion absent from most institutions.


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